Portfolio // Ford Street Bridge // Rochester, NY

Project Specs

Client: City of Rochester

  • Historic Structure
  • Length:  460 ft.
  • No. Spans:  5
  • 3-Span Continuous Steel Composite Girder Bridge with Trusses Rehabilitated to support sidewalk (130', 130'  130')
  • 1-Span Steel Composite Girder (70')
  • APWA "National Project of the Year" for Historic Restoration

Project Details

This project involved the widening of a historic truss bridge in a manner sensitive to the historic significance of the structure while maintaining vehicular and pedestrian traffic during construction. In addition to the context sensitive railing and lighting, new 32 ft. high precast concrete end pylons were constructed to match the original elements that were removed in the 1950's.

Bergmann Scope:

  • Project Scoping & Preliminary Design
  • Environmental Review
  • In-Depth Inspection
  • Bridge Design
  • Highway & Trail Design
  • Construction Inspection
  • Community Involvement
Construction Scope:
  • $8.5M Construction Cost
  • Staged Construction
  • Bridge Rehabilitation & Superstructure Replacement
  • Highway Construction
  • Aesthetic Railings & Lighting
  • Reconstruction of Tall Pylons
  • Trails & Landscaping